PGIMER Seats and Reservation 2019

PGIMER Seats and Reservation 2019 – The medical graduates who wish to get admission in PGIMER, Chandigarh must be aware of the seats and reservation of PGIMER 2019 for July session. The qualified candidates will be granted admission to around 143 MD/MS courses according to the category-wise PGIMER 2019 seats and reservation criteria set by the examination authority. The actual seat matrix and reservation criteria of PGIMER 2019 will be released along with the application form in the second week of March. 

In the PGIMER seats and reservation 2019 criteria, a number of seats will be reserved to promote the welfare to the unprivileged sections of the society. Aspirants who will qualify the PGIMER exam will be granted admission on the basis of combined and category-wise merit list, which will be prepared on the basis of PGIMER 2019 seats and reservation. The number of candidates called for offline PGIMER counselling will be thrice than the number of seats available. Interested aspirants can read information on PGIMER seats and reservation 2019 for different categories and other details from the article below.

PGIMER 2019 Seat Reservation Criteria

PGIMER, Chandigarh has set a certain criteria for the reservation of seats of PGIMER 2019 for the different categories based on which the seat matrix is prepared. The percentage of seats reserved for various categories in PGIMER 2019 has been described below.

  • Other Backward Classes (OBC): Of the total seats, about 27% seats have been reserved for candidates belonging to OBC category. Such candidates, however, need to fulfill the minimum admission requirements of PGIMER 2019 i.e., candidates need to obtain 50th percentile in the entrance test in order to be included in the merit list prepared for the OBC quota.

  • Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Caste (ST/SC): About 22.5% seats approximately are reserved for the ST/SC candidates. In order to secure admission under these categories, candidates need to score 50th percentile in the entrance which is the minimum admission requirement for PGIMER 2019.

  • Candidates working/have worked in Rural Areas: PGIMER Chandigarh reserves 5% of the total seats for candidates who are working or have rendered their services in any rural area (with a population less than 5000) for a period of at least two years until June 30 for the July session.

  • Persons with Disability: 3% of the total seats are reserved for candidates with benchmark disabilities under the PGIMER seat and reservation criteria 2019.

  • Sponsored Candidates: Certain seats through PGIMER 2019 are to be reserved for deputed/sponsored candidates nominated by institutions under Central/State Government, autonomous bodies of the Central Government or MCI recognized Public sector colleges. Such candidates also need to qualify in the entrance test and will be considered for admission only if the following criteria are fulfilled:

  1. Candidates are employees and must have worked for at least three years with the sponsoring authority as on or before June 30 for the July session.

  2. Candidates, after completing training with PGIMER Chandigarh will work for a period of five years in the field of training received with the concerned sponsoring authority.

  3. The sponsoring authority will bear all the financial implications of the candidate during the training period at PGIMER Chandigarh.

PGIMER Seat and Reservation 2019

Category

Reservation

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

27%

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)

22.5%

Rural Area

5%

Person with Disability (PwD)

3%

 

PGIMER Seats and Reservation 2019 – Category-wise Distribution

As mentioned, the seat and reservation of PGIMER 2019 for July session will be released along with the application form. Meanwhile, aspirants can check the seats available through PGIMER 2019 have been distributed and reserved for various categories for January session in the following manner.

 

PGIMER Seats and Reservation 2019 (January Session)*

Department

Gen

RA

PwD

SC

ST

OBC

Spon

FN

Anesthesia

1





2

5


Dermatology


 


 

 



1

Community Medicine


 

 


1

 


1

Biochemistry

 1

 


1

 

 

2

1

ENT


 

 

 

1


 

 

Medical Microbiology

1

 

1

1

1

1

4

1

Internal Medicine

4

2

1

1


5

5

2

Forensic Medicine

2

 

 

 

 

1

1

 

Nuclear Medicine


 

 

 

 

 

1

1

Ortho Surgery

2

 

 

1

 1

1

1

 

Ophthalmology

1

 

 


1



1

Obstt & Gynae

1


 


 


4

1

Pathology


 



 


6

3

Psychiatry

2

 

 


1

2

2

1

Pharmacology

1

 

 1


1

1

4

1

Pediatrics

2

1

1

1

1

2

6

2

Radiodiagnosis

2

 

 


 

1

1

1

General Surgery

4

1


3


3

6

1

Radiotherapy


 

 

 

 


2

 

Transfusion Medicine

2

 

 

 

1

1

3

1

Total

26

4

4

8

9

20

53

19

Gen-General, SC-Schedule Caste, ST-Schedule Tribe, OBC-Other Backward Classes, RA-Rural Area, PwD-People with Disability, Spon-Sponsored, FN-Foreign NationaL

*Tentative 

PGIMER Seat and Reservation 2019 – Important Features

  • PGIMER Chandigarh will prepare two types of merit lists – combined and category-wise as per the PGIMER 2019 seat and reservation rules.

  • Candidates from reserved categories securing a higher order of merit in the combined merit list will be able to compete for the Open/General category seats.

  • Candidates from the various categories also need to secure the minimum qualifying percentile required for admission purposes.

  • The allotment of seat in the MD/MS programmes will be according to the order of merit of the candidates.

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